Here in Wisconsin, like most northern latitudes, the vast majority of freshwater research occurs during the warmer months of "open water" season. But most lakes in Wisconsin are frozen for three to five months a year and there is a lot scientists
On January 20, 2024 the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters was honored to welcome Madeline Grace Martin and
Wisconsin Academy and the UW-Madison's Trout Lake Station welcomed Mary Burns for an artist's talk at Minocqua Public Library that was live-streamed courtesy of our friends at Trout Lake.
On December 4, 2023, the Wisconsin Academy hosted an event featuring three Wisconsinites who attended COP28, the 28th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
The clear and detailed images coming in from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) depicting far-off galactic phenomena have captured our imaginations and set our eyes towards the stars.
The Wisconsin Academy partnered with the Wisconsin Science Festival for an event on October 22nd to celebrate the end of the Science Festival, and the end of a science series on the geology of the state that the Academy put on over the course of the summer and fall.
The Driftless Area of southwest Wisconsin contains many geological gems.
On Sunday, July 30, 2023 at Piece of Mined in Mayville, WI, Color in the Outdoors' Christopher Kilgour and Geologist Rudy Molinek took us on a journey through Wisconsin's frozen past in Carved by Ice, Shaped by Time: Wisconsin's Glacial Heritage,
On January 14, 2023, guests joined us in the James Watrous Gallery for an open conversation with local plant experts on the connections between saving seeds, preserving culture, and local resilience. Read the transcript and watch video clips with Moselle Singh and Joseph Mougel.
In late 2021, maritime archeologist Tamara Thomsen found a 1,200-year-old dugout canoe partially submerged in the lakebed during a recreational dive in Lake Mendota.
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Wisconsin Academy Offices
1922 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53726
James Watrous Gallery
3rd Floor, Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608.733.6633 x25